User Error

Life is a series of mistakes, but that's what makes it interesting.

About the show

A show about life, Linux, the universe, and everything in between.

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Episodes

  • Episode 57: Free To Succeed?

    January 18th, 2019  |  41 mins 47 secs
    books, cd, dvd, foss, free will, hoarding, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, mobile, netflix, seasons, summer, winter

    Is the decision to listen to this really up to you, or is it predetermined by chemistry and physics? Can mobile Linux ever succeed beyond a small niche?

  • Episode 56: A Good Walled Garden

    January 4th, 2019  |  42 mins 33 secs
    android, bad, contributer, contributing, evil, foss, good, ios, linux podcast, opinion

    Android vs iOS, turning users into contributors, and good vs bad in the world.

  • Episode 55: Great News, We Lied

    December 21st, 2018  |  39 mins 3 secs
    2018, command line, foss, fun, hair cut, hipster, lies, linux podcast, new users, santa, self-driving cars, tech news, terminal, uber

    Whether new users have to suffer the pain of the command line, lying about Santa, and the best tech news of 2018.

  • Episode 54: Backup to the Moon

    December 7th, 2018  |  44 mins 15 secs
    backups, comedian, dreams, elementary os, linux podcast, lord of the rings, lotr, movies, new distros, passwords, popular, rockstar, techno utopia, the godfather, the moon, ubuntu

    It's another #AskError special! Getting normals to do backups, should we stop making distros, ridiculous pipe dreams, and more.

  • Episode 53: Deconstructed Dialog

    November 23rd, 2018  |  42 mins 53 secs
    dialog, europe, excelsior, facade, folding phone, interface, linux, moving, podcast, social media, usa

    There's something almost intangible about the way Linux presents itself and Popey tries to explain it, the balance between living for the moment and planning for the future, and doing it wrong with social media.

  • Episode 52: Little Packages of Joy

    November 9th, 2018  |  44 mins 26 secs
    alex jones, censorship, children, desktop, elementary os, facebook, kids, linux, podcast, pronunciation, right wing, snaps, twitter, ubuntu

    What's the best strategy when it comes to desktop Linux applications? We look at both ends of the spectrum, and wonder how much big tech companies should dictate who has access to their platforms.

  • Episode 51: Universal Basic Disruption

    October 26th, 2018  |  42 mins 1 sec
    #askerror, disruption, distrowatch rankings, email, halloween, linux distro, linux podcast, moviepass, netflix, spoopy, universal basic income

    It’s a special all #AskError episode! A hypothetical Linux world, the future of welfare, tech disruption, and terrible email addresses.

  • Episode 50: Understand The Hype

    October 12th, 2018  |  48 mins 53 secs
    books, cctv, crime, death, hype, kde, life, linux podcast, morning, plasma, routine, tech, waking up

    It seems to be all about Plasma these days so we want to know if the hype is justified. We have a couple of great #AskError questions, and wonder whether we are heading for a tech dystopia.

  • Episode 49: Not Dead Yet

    September 28th, 2018  |  53 mins 52 secs
    3.5mm, appendicitis, appendix, death, headphone jack, hospital, hyper-v, iphone, linux podcast, movies, notch, phones, ubuntu, windows, wsl

    Chris joins us to talk about his recent brush with death, we wonder how Linux on Windows is affecting bare metal adoption, we wish phones weren’t so big and stupid, and a great #AskError.

  • Episode 48: Living The Dream

    September 14th, 2018  |  45 mins 55 secs
    alan pope, climate change, daniel fore, dockless bike share, dream, joe ressington, linux desktop, linux podcast, sleep, travel, user error

    User Error is back with a new set of hosts! We answer some #AskError questions and talk about whether the Linux desktop will ever make money.